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Job Opening: one-year position in Buddhist and Asian Religious Traditions at Vanderbilt

Institution: Vanderbilt University, Dept. of Religious Studies Location: Nashville, Tennessee Position: One-year (Non-Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor The Department of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University seeks to hire a sabbatical replacement for Buddhist Traditions and Asian Religions. The rank is Non-Tenure-Track Assistant … Continue reading

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Conference: Multifaceted Divinities in Japan and Beyond

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv University May 29-31, 2016 The Israeli Association of Japanese Studies (IAJS) is glad to announce an international workshop on Japanese medieval divinities, which will be held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and … Continue reading

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Workshop: Buddhism and East Asian Cultures

Buddhism and East Asian Cultures: An Intensive Program of Lectures Series, Conference/Forum, and Fieldwork July 15-25, 2016, Mount Wutai 五臺山 & Datong 大同, China The Wutai International Institute of Buddhism and East Asian Cultures (WII), Institute for Ethics and Religions Studies … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Buddhism in the Global Eye, August 10-12, 2016, UBC

“Buddhism in the Global Eye: Beyond East and West” http://buddhism.arts.ubc.ca/2015/09/06/call-for-papers-buddhism-in-the-global-eye/ The 6th Annual Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation Conference, hosted by the University of British Columbia’s Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society (Jessica L. Main, director) and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press. 246pp. July 2015 Cloth – Price: $59.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5153-8 Religion is at the heart of such ongoing political debates in Japan as the constitutionality of official government visits to Yasukuni Shrine, yet the very categories … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Fluid Pantheon: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 1

Via University of Hawai’i Press. 496pp. December 2015 Cloth – Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3933-8 Written by one of the leading scholars of Japanese religion, The Fluid Pantheon is the first installment of a multivolume project that promises to be a … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Protectors and Predators: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 2

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Protectors and Predators: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 2 Author: Faure, Bernard; 584pp. December 2015 Cloth – Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3931-4 Written by one of the leading scholars of Japanese religion, Protectors and Predators is … Continue reading

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